Emerging Wild Blueberry Pest Updates
Blueberry Leafminer Observed Fall 2019
Categorized as a minor pest, leafminer has been found to increase when broad spectrum insecticides are applied.
For Questions, please contact:
Extension Research Assistant, Brogan Tooley
Blueberry Tip Midge
What to look for?
Dimpled leaves twisted into a hockey stick shape at the terminal end of the stem is characteristic of the Blueberry Tip Midge Fly.
The tip midge gall will be prevalent in the spring and early summer.
For more detail on tip midge see Fact Sheet No. 208.
If you have this pest – please submit our quick survey form below.
Additional research is needed to determine if or when control of blueberry tip midge is warranted.